Last week, representatives of more than 40 Latvian exporting companies gathered at Riga International Airport to look at air freight opportunities offered by the airport and companies working there.
Compared to 2015, the volume of freights carried by land and pipeline transport has decreased by 8.1 million tonnes or 6.6 % in 2016. The most notable drop in the volume of freights carried was recorded in rail transport – of 7.8 million tonnes or 14.1 %. Data on freights carried indicate the lowest volume since 2010, when it amounted to 101.6 million tonnes.
The 75th Session of the Information Management Sub-Committee (IMSC) was held on 29 and 30 October 2018. Chaired by Mr. Sung Sig Kim of Korean Customs, it brought together experts from Member Administrations, partner international organization and the private sector to discuss a number of cross-cutting issues with a view to enhance ICT implementation in Customs and border processes.